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in the district. wal-mart opened two stores and bruce johnson reports the stores bring jobs, shopping bargains, and some controversy to the city. >> reporter: many of the employees at wal-mart's georgia avenue store were excited about their newest and by far biggest business. >> it's fabulous. >> and we don't have to go all the way to maryland to get our groceries and products now. >> reporter: wal-mart says 23,000 amly cants applied for jobs at georgia avenue and the h. street stores, 600 people have been hired. we learned at midday today that company policy would not let us talk to employees at random. can't talk to employees unless what? >> you can have a media representative. >> reporter: in private conversation at georgia avenue we found an army veteran a former nursing home employee, and a wal-mart transfer. board council member bowser on who got jobs. >> we understand there's about 70% d.c. residents, front line employees and management employees and coming from veryless by. >> reporter: approved an interview with the pharmacist. a five year wal-mart employee at howard university gradua
have put to a pat nixon or johnson. the difference is she was willing to respond. >> mayor on facebook said mrs. ford was an inspiration perfect for the times. one of the things we've followed this year is the changing role of women in society and how the first lady often is a benchmark for that. >> and i think that is where she connected with millions of women. she was candid about her personal struggles. she was -- a lot of people didn't realize when she became first lady that she had been married before. i think time magazine asked her about that and why people didn't know about it which no one had asked her about it before. in 1957, i remember the first time her name appeared in the washington post and it was about her passion sensibility and it talked about her taste for quiet hats and slightly more talkative suits. in 1957 that was fine. that was one culture. a lot of people looked at betty ford, this cub scout den mother, this sunday schoolteacher and they labeled her. they wrote her off in effect. and then they discovered no, actually this is a woman with views of her own this.
from texas. ms. johnson: i rise today to speak in support of h.r. 3547, a bill to the application of certain space launch liability provisions through 2014. first established by congress as part of the commercial space launch act amendments of 1988, the commercial space transportation risk sharing liability and insurance regime has been extended seven times. it expires on december 31 of this year. it's important for congress to act now so there is sufficient time for this legislation to make its way to the president's desk before the current authority expires. the liability and insurance regime that would be extended by this legislation is three-tiered. and in the first tier, license and commercial launch providers are required to purchase third-party liability insurance to compensate for possible losses from the third-party claims by uninvolved public. up to the maximum probable loss level determined by the federal aviation agency administration. as part of this licensing process or a maximum level of $500 million. in the second tier, the claims above those maximum probable losse
johnson is the co-founder. he's sympathetic to the challenge the faa faces trying trying to regulate this emerging market. >> when you don't even know how they're going to be operated, what size the vehicles are, what the size will be, what they're doing, it's much more difficult to come with. >> reporter: laura wise the lab chief scientist at the georgia tech research institute says the drone's technology has raised far ahead of current faa oversight. >> it's happening, it's moving forward anyway. i think the companies will line it up. regardless of what happens with the faa decision, things are going to happen. >> reporter: the faa's administrator predicts 7500 drones could be flying in the next five years. mark strassmann, cbs news, atlanta. >>> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," new fertility guidelines to reduce the rate of multiple births. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." milk... cream... sugar... ♪ ...and a touch of flavor. ♪ simply put, it's everything you need for a delicious cup of coffee. coffee-mate natural bliss. coffee's perf
regional democracy and deposit advisor for southern africa at usaid. and also by jason johnson, an al jazeera consultant and professor at hiram college. thank you for joining us. the influence of individual men on historical event is often overstated. in this case do we have a clear example of a man who made a dramatic difference, especially when you compare what happened in south africa to nearby rhodesia and zimbabwe, where there was apartheid and that country descended into chaos? >> absolutely. leaders make the difference and the contrast you drew against nelson mandela, and robert mugabe. as great as nelson mandela was, one of his greatest aspect that hadn't been touched on by a sufficient number of people is that he was a team player. the anc was a large big tent national organization, tumbo was the leader until his death in the 1990s. he led while nelson mandela was in prison. armond. and chris honey mentioned earlier. he pulled the group together and his wisdom and patients, gentleness and toughness. the form area apartheid regime tried to play him off against other leaders to
states. seven of them being left open by senators. five were democrats. south dakota's tim johnson and jay rockefeller. they served a combined 25 terms in the senate. how about that? two republicans right now in the list. don't expect the republicans to lose seats. they can defend enough of their own turf up in 2014 in states that mitt romney won in 2012. that includes open seats in west virginia, south dakota and montana. not surprisingly, the states are home to four of the most vulnerable in the senate. one republican held seat is up for grabs in a state that president obama won last year. that seat belongs to maine's susan collins. it is likely seasonate overall will get more conservative? why? there will be more conservative republicans to replace less conservative republicans. they are facing a tea party challenge. if he doesn't run, you know it's a more conservative member replacing him. they will likely replace the senate and of the rothenburg report. the national editor of the report and a fellow at the university of chicago's institute of politics. aim, since you are not o
. >> right now we are ready for bizarre winter weather. veronica johnson is tracking it all. that's right. we have a lot of changes that we're going through in the weather. outside today, well, we've got an overcast sky across the area. it stretches far and wide. let's take a look. our temperatures today under the overcast sky. as we look right over the potomac, temperatures today in the 50s across the area. even 60 degrees for you folks around fredricksburg. stafford at 57 today. 57 around waldorf, maryland. but tomorrow temperatures will be going way up. probably get freakishly mild before another cold blast moves in. that's your thursday. all this as we track a big storm that will be setting up a large area of icy conditions through the nation's midsection and then eventually here. i'll tell you which areas and when in a couple of majorities. >>> d.c. police are identifying the man shot and killed by officers in the trinidad neighborhood last night. his name is darius murphy and he's 19 years old. both the officer and murphy went to the hospital where murphy later died. the officer was rel
duty. >> the prime minister will be aware that the mayor of london, boris johnson, proposes to close nearly every single ticket office on the london underground network, with more than 700 jobs being lost. does the prime minister believe that that is the way to raise living standards for ordinary londoners? >> the best way to help londoners is to ensure that we have a safe and affordable tube, and that we use modern technology to deliver that. the conversation that the hon. lady needs to have is with the trade union that has done so much damage to our underground. we ought to have no-strike deals on the underground and permanent systems that provide a good service. >> earlier this week in brighton, i was tested for hiv. this sunday is world aids day. in view of the fact that one in five people with hiv in this country does not know that they have it, does the prime minister agree that regular testing is to be encouraged? >> i pay tribute to my hon. friend, all hon. members across the house and everyone in politics who campaign so persistently and consistently on this issue.
dr. keith answering that. country superstar craig morgan is here to perform live. >> peter johnson, jr., thank you very much. see you tomorrow. >> thank you so much. have a great day! bill: good morning, everybody. there is a report up to a third of those who signed up through obamacare may think they have insurance and they actually do not. good morning, we'll explaining this now. i'm bill hemmer in america's newsroom. martha: that's a little scary. i'm martha maccallum. the president set out for an allout p.r. blitz. they are going to try to dominate the waves and stop the pleading from the rollout. this comes from the "washington post" saying errors generated by the healthcare website could mean many people who think they have signed up for obamacare actually have not. that's because the glitchy website is sometimes sending the wrong information to the insurance companies. bill: the white house is still trying to put a happy face on this. >> the president believes the site has been significantly improved. and the teams in place have worked 24/7 to make those improvements includi
the toys bought for the end of the newscast. guys? >> it's easy breezy. >>> this is bruce johnson along georgia avenue. wal-mart says some 23,000 people applied for jobs at two stores that opened today. coming up more about who those people are. >> and we know the current state of the washington redskins. but is the relationship between mike shanahan and rg3 on some rocky ground? that's next. >>> now that the washington redskins are playing for pride, the dissection of the franchise and the predictions for the off- season are starting to heat up. what coaching changes are coming? will mike shanahan be back? and the bigger question now is just how solid is the relationship between coach's franchise quarterback? that was one of the main topics at today's press conference in ashburn. there was very little chat about their upcoming game against kansas city and more about the state of the team. however, both griffin and shanahan of course say their relationship is just fine. >> i haven't spent a lot of time here obviously. i haven't spent a lot of time in the league and it takes time to buil
-old denver boy launched a mission to save nasa. connor johnson said all he ever wanted to do was explore space. he knows it's in his future. with the help of his parents about a week ago he launch aid petition to the federal government to increase funding to nasa. he needs 100,000 signatures to get a response from the white house. he has a long way to go but is very hopeful. >> i would be very sad. nasa is mostly the only station, like space company i've known for a very long time. >> connor is about 99,000 signatures short and he only has until the 29th of this month. if you want to sign, head on over to whitehouse.gov and look under the petitions for science and space policy. >> you never know. never too young to make change, right? >> that's true. >>> will you get snow, sleet or just rain? we're monitoring conditions across the d.c. region right now. another check on your forecast is next. use chase freedom at select department stores and get 5% cash back this quarter. so you can give her an even bigger surprise. activate your 5% cash back at chase.com/freedom chase. so you can. >>> l
to the distinguished gentleman from georgia, mr. johnson, three minutes. the chair: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for three minutes. madam nson: thank you, speaker. mr. chairman, i think it's time this morning to reveal a little bit of truth. e have had reports of trolls just running through the marketplace of america. trolls. you know those, the one that is hang out under bridges and scare you when you were a child. a troll is just something that s -- oh, boy, it's to be avoided. all patent plaintiffs bringing actions to protect their patents, we are now calling them trolls. and that's not true. that's not accurate. in fact, it's very inaccurate. cases thatthe patent are filed in the courts of this country could be considered done in bad faith. so you could call those plaintiffs, i suppose, patent trolls, but 5% of the litigation oes not equate to we are being overrun by patent trolls. that's just not correct. there is a problem with abusive litigation. so how do you get at that? how do you -- how do you, without closing the courthouse door on plaintiffs seeking to assert their rig
to kath. >> this beautiful blond is from chicago. right? okay. dakota johnson, who will play anastasia steele in the 2015 release of "fifty shades of grey" movie, don't act like you didn't read it, is the daughter of which actress? meg ryan. >> b. >> no. i thought everybody knew that. that's a lullaby album. i don't know. >> melanie griffith. >> and don johnson is her father. the film started shooting, it will come out in 2015. they just shot the first scene at the coffee shop. as soon as they start doing those other scenes let me know. >> please do. >> let you know. >> let's go over to kath. >> in the film "bridges of madison county," robert kinkade comes to town to, what, fix the bridges, tear down the bridges, paint the bridges or photograph the bridges? >> i think i should know. photograph the bridge. >> yes. i love that. >> anything with an accent is great. he was there to photograph the bridges. >> yes, he was. little clint eastwood. he starred, directed and produced this film. just a brilliant job. >> great, great movie. back across to kath. >> bunch of ladies are celebrating th
georgia mr. johnson, is recognized for five minutes. >> thank you, mr. chairman. for holding this very important and significant hearing today. get my notes squared away. this hearing is pure political theater. it's a comedy but the audience has seen it so many times now that it's no longer funny. in fact, this hearing is an egregious waste of this committee's time. especially when one considers all of the legislation that remains unaddressed by the house, like immigration reform. the senate has passed comprehensive immigration reform by the speaker of the house continues to refuse to bring the issue to the house floor. yesterday, as house members walked down the capitol steps on their way home from an exhausting one hour workday, i watched as most members had their heads down. they wanted to avoid eye contact with the 60 or so young people standing at the foot of the steps in the cold wind. they had their hands clasped together, the young people, in prayer. their prayer was on behalf of those families and immigrants that are being destroyed as a result of this nations failed to pass c
"the cancer and the author, george johnson, talks about the evidence that dinosaurs had cancer. but cancer is found in many kinds of animals. it is found in the remains of egyptians varied -- buried several thousand years ago. it is a phenomenon of life, specially human life. there is a variety of factors that can increase the risk of any single individual developing cancer. by far the greatest in our society is use of tobacco. but obesity, lack of exercise, alcohol use, exposure to sunlight are among some of the causes. is not as -- asbestos longer use but is another cause. yes marco we need vitamin d. it there are other ways to get vitamin d. modest exposure to sunlight is very different than the kinds of anosures that lead to ordinance numbers of mutations as a result of uv exposures. most people get plenty of vitamin d. deficiencies in vitamin d can't .e repaired i taking it orally host: how important is it to listen to your body? early detection and early wariness in terms of riveting or allowing you to live with cancer and it being treated, regardless of the type of cance
you, mr. speaker. i rise today to honor my fastest constituent, jimmie johnson, who recently won his sixth nascar sprint cup championship. in a remarkable display of teamwork, consistency and a burning desire to always improve, jimmie johnson won six nascar championships in the last eight years. more importantly, jimmy is a champion off the track. since 2006, the jimmie johnson foundation has contributed more than $5 million to charity with a special focus on improving k-12 education in north carolina, oklahoma and california. mr. pittenger: in charlotte, jimmy is a supporter of -- jimmi sembings a supporter of project -- jimmie is a supporter of project lift, improving the graduation rate in some of charlotte's toughest neighborhoods. thank you, jimmie, for using your ontrack success to make a lasting impact in the lives of thousands of children. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks and addr
. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. johnson: mr. speaker, at a time when americans continue to see their health care options diminish by the president's disastrous health care law, it's critical that we work to return choice and freedom to the american people. that's why i introduced h.r. 3498, a commonsense bill that gives seniors the freedom to make their own health care decisions and opt out of medicare. if folks like warren buffett or ross perreault want to opt out of medicare part a because they don't want or need a government entitlement paying for their care, we should let them. this bill truly tells seniors, if you like your current coverage you can keep it without the risk of losing other benefits like social security. seniors want, need and deserve the right to choose a health care plan that fits their needs. i urge my colleagues to join my efforts in returning freedom and choice to american seniors. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from ohio seek reco
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